Con Edison has a longstanding goal of achieving environmental excellence.
The company supports organizations that share the company’s concern
for preserving and protecting the environment through conservation
and beautification projects as well as through educational and career-development
programs. We recognize the importance of work keyed to conservancy,
recycling, reclamation efforts, and mitigation of pollution.
These programs, or the institutions that sponsor
Alley Pond Environmental Center, Inc.
A private, non-profit corporation dedicated to establishing an awareness, understanding, and appreciation of the environment and the responsibilities associated with preserving it in an urban setting
Bronx River Alliance
The organization coordinates the protection, improvement and restoration of the Bronx River corridor and greenway so that they are healthy ecological, recreational, educational, and economic resources for the communities through which the river flows
The Brooklyn Botanic Garden
The BBG is a 52-acre living museum where beauty, romance, and fun blossom among world-class plant collections and specialty gardens. Admired as an urban horticultural and botanical resource, BBG inspires visitors to discover that plants are essential to life
Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy
For nearly 20 years the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy has been working to bring a world-class park to the downtown Brooklyn waterfront.
Brooklyn Center for Urban Environment, Inc.
Founded in 1978, Brooklyn Center for the Urban Environment is dedicated to educating individuals about the built and natural environments of New York City
Central Park Conservancy
This nonprofit organization manages Central Park under a contract with New York City. The organization has developed and managed a restoration plan for the park, funded major improvements, and set new standards of excellence in park care
City Parks Foundation
The foundation is an independent, nonprofit organization that creates arts, sports, and educational programs in New York City’s public parks. By encouraging community development within the parks, the foundation helps revitalize the parks and the neighborhoods that surround them
Community Environmental Center, Inc.
CEC provides effective energy-reduction and green-building solutions for homes and buildings. As a not-for-profit firm, the CEC helps lessen human environmental impacts by creating healthier, more efficient, and more affordable living and work spaces
Council on the Environment of New York City
The Council on the Environment of New York City is a privately funded organization that promotes environmental awareness among New Yorkers and develops solutions to environmental problems
Earth Celebrations, Inc.
This nonprofit organization is dedicated to fostering ecological awareness through the arts. Earth Celebrations and fosters the social responsibility all people share for the preservation of a natural and ecologically balanced world
Friends of Van Cortlandt Park, Inc.
This organization is committed to the enhancement of Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx. Friends raises funds for the restoration and maintenance of the park, provides educational and recreational programs, and promotes community involvement
Greenbelt Conservancy, Inc.
The conservancy works in partnership with the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation to preserve and protect the Greenbelt, which is located in Staten Island, for public use and enjoyment
Horticultural Society of New York, Inc.
The organization provides educational, vocational, and therapeutic outreach programs, library resources, and art exhibitions, and is committed to promoting appreciation and understanding of horticulture in traditionally underserved communities
Magnolia Tree Earth Center of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Inc.
The center’s mission is the environmental restoration and beautification of central Brooklyn. Its programs promote community action, advance the knowledge of ecological science and the arts, and promote leadership skills among youth
National Audubon Society
Audubon's mission is to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats for the benefit of humanity and the earth's biological diversity
National Parks Conservation Association
The association’s mission is to protect and enhance America's National Parks for present and future generations
New York Botanical Gardens
The New York Botanical Garden is a museum of living plant collections arranged in gardens and landscapes across a National Historic Landmark site
New Yorkers for Parks
NY4P works to raise public awareness of the importance of parks and affect changes that promote a higher level of park service in every community
Friends of Palisades Interstate Park Commission
The commission funds the activities of the Palisades Interstate Park Commission, which is a public/private partnership that preserves the natural, historical, and cultural resources of 24 parks and eight historic sites in New York and New Jersey
Prospect Park Alliance
The alliance restores, develops, and operates Prospect Park by caring for its natural environment and preserving its historic design
Queens Botanical Garden
This living museum presents collections as well as education and research programs that demonstrate environmental stewardship, promote sustainability, and celebrate the connections between people and plants
Rocking the Boat
Rocking the Boat is a boatbuilding and on-water education program in the southwest Bronx. Using a hands-on approach, the organization addresses the need for inner city youth to achieve practical and tangible goals
Scenic Hudson, Inc.
Scenic Hudson works to protect and restore the Hudson River and its majestic landscape as an irreplaceable national treasure and a vital resource for residents and visitors
Staten Island Botanical Garden
From its initial plantings of an English perennial border to the newest addition, the New York Chinese Scholar's Garden, this organization provides visitors and students with a wide array of gardens representing different cultures
Staten Island Zoological Society
By maintaining a zoological garden where small mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibian and tropical fish can be observed and studied, the zoo builds appreciation of animal life
Take the Field, Inc.
Take the Field is a public-private partnership that rebuilds outdoor athletic facilities at New York City public schools
Teatown Lake Reservation, Inc.
This is a nonprofit, environmental organization with an 834-acre nature preserve and education center located in the Lower Hudson Valley
The Battery Conservancy
The conservancy plays a pivotal role in the future of the Battery, Lower Manhattan, the waterfront, and the quality of community life for residents, workers and visitors of downtown
The Waterfront Alliance works to transform the New York and New Jersey Harbor and Waterways to make them cleaner and more accessible, a vibrant place to play, learn and work with great parks, great jobs and great transportation for all.
Wave Hill, Inc.
This 28-acre public garden and cultural center in the Bronx overlooks the Hudson River and Palisades and celebrates the artistry and legacy of the gardens and landscapes. Horticultural, educational, and art programs are offered
Westchester Land Trust, Inc.
The trust seeks to protect land in partnership with private property owners, and to help communities create new parks and preserves while fostering sound land use planning rules
Wildlife Conservation Society
WCS saves wildlife and wild lands through careful science, international conservation, education, and management of the world’s largest system of urban wildlife parks, led by the flagship Bronx Zoo.